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Clayton Library Friends
PO Box 271078
Houston, TX 77277-1078


Clayton Library
5300 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004-6896
832-393-2600

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Hours:
(Closed on City of Houston Holidays.)

Sunday: CLOSED
Monday:  CLOSED
Tuesday: 10am-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm

 

        
Clayton Library Friends
Partner Societies
 

The Afro-American
Historical and Genealogical Society 

[Link]
 

The Atascocita-Kingwood
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Bay Area
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Baytown
Historical Preservation Association

[Link]

German-Texan
Heritage Society

[Link]

Texas Research Ramblers
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Greater Houston Jewish
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Houston
Genealogical Forum

[Link}

The Humble Area
Genealogical Society

[Link]

The Matagorda County
Genealogical Society

[Link]

Announcements
 

A GIFT OF A LEGACY: WHO'S WRITING YOUR STORY?  - AUGUST 21, 2015

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
African American Genealogical and Historical Society, H-Town Chapter
Reception for Dr. Deborah A. Abbott
African American Library at the Gregory School | 1300 Victor St | Houston, TX

Join the H-Town Chapter AAHGS as they welcome Dr. Abbott for an evening reception and lecture entitled A Gift of a Legacy: Who's Writing Your Story?  

To register for this event please visit the H-Town Chapter of the African American Genealogical Historical Society at http://htown.aahgs.org/a_gift_of_legacy.htm


CLF ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM - August 22, 2015

Dr. Abbott

Join us! Nationally recognized genealogy speaker Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D, will present four sessions:

"Cluster Genealogy: Finding Your Lost Ancestor", "Using Manuscript and Oral Collections for your Research",  "Researching African Americans Prior to 1870: What Records Exist?" and "Critical Thinking in Genealogy Research: A Case Study Using Oral History".

Visit the registration page from the link below for more information and to register.

[Registration Page] [View Dr. Abbott's Bio]


CLF GENERAL MEETING - August 8, 2015

The Clayton Library Friends general August meeting will be held on Saturday, August 8th, with registration starting at 10:15 am and the meeting starting at 10:30 am in the Carriage House Meeting Room at Clayton Library.

Speaker, Fidel Ramirez, will present Genealogy To Go: Mobile Devices & Apps. [Download Presentation]


 

2015 TSGS Family History Conference


TIME TO BE AN ANGEL FOR 2015!

List can be found in the CLF Newsletter or HERE.

You can earn your “wings” by donating for one or more periodicals requested by Clayton Library for 2015. Non-specific donations are always welcome. All donations to the Angel Program will be acknowledged in the CLF newsletter, unless otherwise requested. Memorial donations will be acknowledged upon request.

The new list is available here.

Please contact Liz Hicks, 746 Edgebrook Dr., Houston, TX 77034-2030, phone: (713) 944-1118, or e-mail:erootrot@usa.net for questions. Checks should be made payable to Clayton Library Friends, and mailed to: P.O. Box 271078, Houston, TX 77277-1078. If donation is in memory or honor of someone(s), please enclose a note with your check.


WHAT OUR PARTNER SOCIETIES ARE DOING

On the left side of our homepage;is a list of genealogical organizations that belong to CLF. When they are hosting a special event we are happy to show it here and on our calendar [tab above].


Would you like to make a donation to Clayton Library Friends In Honor Of, or In Memory Of someone special?

Use this Donation Form.


The new books at Clayton Library can be found here.


Check out the new links on the Resource tab above.


Clayton Library Is An Affiliate of LDS Library In Salt Lake. Now film can be ordered online.

Clayton Library is a partner of the Family History Library (FHL) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in Salt Lake City. Clayton Library users have the opportunity to find the needed film in the LDS Catolog, order LDS microfilm and other materials directly from the Family History Library, ordering from home and paying for them with Visa and MasterCard, and view them on-site at Clayton Library.

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CLAYTON TOWN CRIER SUBSCRIPTION

Clayton Library has an exciting EMail Newsletter brought to your Inbox

The Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research  produces an email newsletter, Clayton Town Crier. The staff at the Clayton Library offers this newsletter to broaden readers' knowledge of the exciting genealogy research resources available at Clayton. The timely and easily readable information is delivered quarterly to friends, genealogical society members, the genealogical community or anyone interested!

You are invited to receive a free subscription at: [Click on the word Genealogy to read the current Clayton Town Crier]

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